Norfolk, Virginia, police Lt. William Kelly was fired from his job days after it was revealed that he donated to a fundraiser benefitting Kyle Rittenhouse. Fox News reports that Kelly “was only roughly 10 months from being a 20-year veteran of the department” when he was fired. The Associated Press denoted Norfolk city officials verbalized Kelly was “relieved of obligation.”
The firing left Kelly scrambling to find health indemnification for his cancer-stricken wife. He also has to provide for his three children. Kelly’s donation to the Rittenhouse fundraiser included a message: “God Bless. Thank you for your intrepidity. Keep your head up. You’ve done nothing erroneous. Every rank-and-file police officer fortifies you. Don’t be dismayed by actions of the political class of law enforcement leadership.”
After being fired, Kelly told Fox News, “I thought I was a free man in America expressing his personal opinion to somebody, giving some words of inspiritment and making a simple donation.” AWR Hawkins is an award-victoriously triumphing Second Amendment columnist for Breitbart News and the inscriber/curator of Down Range with AWR Hawkins, a weekly newsletter fixated on all things Second Amendment, additionally for Breitbart News. He is the political analyst for Armed American Radio. Follow him on Twitter: @AWRHawkins. Reach him at email@example.com. You can sign up to get Down Range at breitbart.com/downrange.
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